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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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Annual rainfall below 1,200 mm restricts the cultivation of banana tree, as difficult or prevents the release of the inflorescence (ALVES et al., 1999; PEREIRA et al., 2007; RODRIGUES et al., 2008; COELHO et al.
A spokeswoman for Gardener's World confirmed the show was visiting Tony's garden to film his banana tree.
``You married a banana tree and the tree died instead,'' she says.
High street favourites such as Pizza Express, Banana Tree, Gourmet Burger Kitchen (gbk), Zizzi and Fire & Stone are all covered.
Villamor and Burian said they found the boy tied to a raft made from logs and banana tree trunks floating down the Agusan River.
As well as playing the odd practical joke - like hanging plastic bananas off John's favourite banana tree - they believe in helping each other out.
And there's a visit to Cardiff to meet the inhabitants of Elm Street - one of whom wraps her banana tree up in winter to look like a snowman.
Tenders are invited for Ward 41 maharajpur me banana tree se lekar h.no.
They were approaching the Panaculan Creek bridge, about 2 kilometers from the Municipal Hall, when they saw a toppled banana tree in the middle of the highway and a burst of gunfire.
His banana tree is moved to the warmth of the family conservatory - and the cordyline palm is wrapped up warm in the garage.
As well as a banana tree which has produced fruit for the first time in 15 years due to recent hot weather, the garden contains established palm trees, and a variety of plants, shrubs and climbers.